Better not burn - - Jackson, MS

Better not burn

Burn ban for Rankin County, effective immediately

Big time windy and a cooler Tuesday afternoon in the Jackson metro area. I'm Howard Ballou with a look at some of the news stories you will see on WLBT.

A special meeting of the Rankin County Board of Supervisors was called order a burn ban for all unincorporated areas of the county, effective immediately.

Plus, new state Superintendent Carey Wright is emphasizing more money for state-funded preschool and to improve literacy instruction in early grades.

And, a Missing Person's report has been filed with the Hinds County Sheriff's Office for 16 year old Justice Moore and a warrant has been issued for the arrest of 41-year-old Jessie "Puddy" Maxwell of Jackson. 

In sports, meet Mississippi Valley State's new football coach.

Clear skies and 41 degrees but it feels like 34. Watch your full First Alert Forecast.

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